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Everyone hates the new look of Google Finance

Google makes changes to its services fairly regularly, but few have managed to generate as much of a backlash as the revamp of Google Finance. In short, fans are not happy with the new changes.

Where’s Waldo? He’s hiding out in Google Maps for the next few days

From Harry Potter to Star Wars, Google is a big fan of Easter eggs, and this year's April Fool's celebration is no exception. Waldo is coming to Google Maps and its up to you to find him in various locales across the world.
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Social Feed: Self-destructing friend requests, skip to good parts in live video

In case you missed it in all the Facebook data drama, catch up with this week's Social Feed. Ignored Facebook friend requests may soon not stick around, while Twitter's latest tool fast-forwards to the best part of the live video.
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Snapchat hides a million Easter eggs on the Snap Map in a geocaching game

Think you're too old for an Easter egg hunt? A million virtual eggs might change your mind. Snapchat wants users to compete with friends -- and all of Snapchat -- in a virtual Easter egg hunt on the Snap Map.

Changing your YouTube name is quick and easy! Just follow these simple steps

If you feel like your YouTube channel doesn't really reflect the content you're putting out there, it might be time to change the name. In this guide, we'll teach you how to change your YouTube name in four quick steps.
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Facebook waits to release smart speaker amid data privacy concerns

The Facebook smart speaker, reportedly called Portal, was rumored to be launching at the F8 developer conference in May, but in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica news, the company may be delaying it.

Camera lost at sea for two years reunited with its owner after Facebook post

Photos recovered from a camera lost at sea two years ago helped a group of Taiwanese students to find its Japanese owner. The Canon camera drifted 150 miles from Okinawa to Taiwan before being discovered on a beach.
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Facebook is on a fake-finding campaign before the next election

Facebook is working to spot the fakes before the mid-term elections in the U.S. The platform shared an update today on progress made since the investigation into the Internet Research Agency.

Facebook isn’t the only one watching. Protect your privacy with these 5 apps

Facebook is currently feeling the heat for abusing user data. But it's far from alone in keeping close tabs on users. Here are five pro-privacy tools which allow you to strike back.
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Pinterest launches a feed of just the boards and users you follow

Want to see Pinterest recommendations, or just Pins from followed users? Now Pinners can choose with a Pinterest Following feed update. The secondary feed eliminates recommendation and is (almost) chronological.
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7 hidden Snapchat features for chatting with friends

Gesture-based controls may be fast, but they can also leave features hiding. Here are seven hidden Snapchat features you may not have discovered yet, from turning yourself into a sendable GIF to custom emojis.
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Looking to live-stream? Here's how to go live on Instagram

Going live on Instagram is a great way to connect with your followers and share an experience in a fun, informal way. It's super-easy to do, but we've laid out everything you need to know to get started.